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Idiom
more bang for one's buck
more bounce for the ounce
 
 
Meaning
better value for the money spent
 
 
Usage
We offer free child care, so people get more bang for their buck when they join our health club.
 
 
Story
The expression more bang for one's buck comes from the military and refers to expenditures for firepower. It has now been extended to mean better value.
 
 
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more bang for one ' s buck